two-run bomb by returning first baseman mark teixeira capped off a nine run second inning. with an orioles loss to the rays, the yanks took a one game lead in the a.l. east. in kansas city detroit's miguel cabrera had four hits to help the tigers beat the royals 6-3 and claim the a.l. central title. and, finally, that's the spirit, despite losing to the phil lease last night, the nationals still had reason to celebrate after a loss by the second place atlanta braves secured the club's first ever n.l. east crown. coming up, who's hosting the oscars and who's still the queen when it comes to highest paid women. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. plus, some pet owners will go to almost any lengths to pam perfect their pooch, and we've got the video to prove it. you're watching "early today."